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    Curly Hairstyles for Men

    Just like women, men with textured hair have difficulty finding the right style and haircut that best suits their needs. The following are a few fun and fashionable looks for the modern man: UNDERCUT: The ever popular undercut has shaved or tapered sides and back with the top ranging in length depending on the desired look of each individual client. For this particular style I would recommend a product that offers more hold and controls the longer lengths in the top section.

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    Why shouldn't I sleep on my wet hair?

    Q:Why shouldn't I sleep on my wet hair?Hair has an ability few people know about. It's elastic. When dry,  healthy hair can stretch to up to about 1.2 times it's size and still return to normal.

  • Am I too old for long hair?

    It is remarkable how many times I've been asked by my female clients, "Am I too old for long hair?"  or "At what age do I go to a short cut?"  Well the answer is there is no defining age when a woman should cut off her hair and your age should not define your hair length.  What I tell my clients is that they should feel comfortable with the length of their hair; that their hair style should flatter them and enhance their natural beauty; and that at any length they need to be able ...

  • Go PINK! DIY How-To Guide from a Professional.

    As a hair colorist for MFX SoCo, I have quite a bit of freedom with my own hairstyle. I usually keep it pretty conservative, except for now and then I'll throw in some pink. It's my most sought after shade, and it fades away super fast, so when my clients ask for PINK, I usually have to tell them they'll need to come back in every few weeks to redo it, or I'll send them home with instructions to do touch-ups themselves.

  • New Dry Remedy Oil Quenches Even the Driest, Parched Hair!

    Every once and a while a new product comes out that completely changes everything.  For me that product is the new Dry Remedy Daily Moisturizing Oil.  I received a sample of this oil a few months ago and I am amazed by how much it has changed my hair!  Only 2 drops of the oil used on wet or dry hair adds tons of shine and moisture.  I was surprised that my hair behaved so much better when blowdrying and when I straightened it with a hot tool my hair had so much more shine and...

  • How can I blow dry my hair like you? Part II

    Sometimes it seems like an going battle every morning, trying to style your hair the way it looked at the salon.  In part one of this blog we went over the tools you need to create that perfect style. Now I'm going to walk you through how to create a smooth, frizz free finish with some of our awesome Aveda products. Styling Products Having the right styling products for your look will insure that your style lasts all day.

  • Interview With A Colorist

    What is a color consultation? A color consultation is a fifteen minute appointment ( often on a date before your hair color service) in which you and a colorist discuss your hair color goals. Why is it required?

  • Dry Shampoo Recipes!

    By:  Erinn Cain Since I had so many people enjoy my dry shampoo post I thought I would share a few recipes with everyone. If you have any you use and enjoy please share with us. Have fun creating your own and getting a few extra minutes sleep!

  • Does Aveda make a Dry Shampoo?

    Working in the salon industry as long as I have, I have picked up some great "tricks of the trade" over the years. One of my favorite secrets to share with my clients is the wonderful impact of something as simple as DRY SHAMPOO!!! While Aveda is my favorite and primary product line I go to, they do not carry a dry shampoo.

  • Look Younger With The Right Cut and Color

    Look younger just by changing your cut or color! Humans as a whole are on the constant search for the fountain of youth. In 2012 we spent $114 BILLION on anti-aging products! We are injecting things into our faces, sleeping slathered in creams and going in for "just a little procedure" left and right.

  • 2013's Biggest Fall Hair Trends

    PONY'S, BANGS & VOLUME Fashion ponys are all the trend this fall.  Where them low at the nape with lots of volume at the crown, and pieces falling around the face.  Break out those teasing combs and hairspray to get the look just right, think Brigitte Bardot ponytail.

  • 2013 Fall Fashion 101

    It's time again to start asking "What is hot this fall?"  The good news is many of the trends for fall 2013 are repeats from last year's trend report but with new styling or colors.  A few new additions to the wardrobe will have your ready for fall in no time! Check out what models were sporting on the runways so you can be ready for the cooler days ahead! Leather:  The leather trend has been hot for a few years now so don't put the leather away yet!  Look for pieces inspired...

  • Bobby Pins and a Sweet, Simple updo

    Yes you can just stick a bobby pin (or 20)  in your hair, but I am going to teach you a better way to use this little metal tool. Let's use a simple bun for our example. Smooth your hair back into a ponytail and secure with a hair elastic (preferably one without metal parts). We are going to refer to the hair elastic as our base.

  • Help! I dyed my hair at home and now it's orange!

    Did you try to save some time and money by doing your own haircolor at home, and now it's a disaster? Colorists see this sort of thing all the time, and rest assured, there is a fix for that. But you'll have to go to a salon for help.

  • How can I blowdry my hair like you do?

    The one thing I hear more often then not is; "I love the way you style my hair! I wish I could make it look like this at home." Well I'm here to offer a few tips to help make that wish come true! Having the right tools will make all this difference in the world.

  • Pregnant with Roots! Help!

    I'm Pregnant and I Have Roots! What Can I Do? Congratulations on your upcoming bundle of joy!

  • Two Aveda Solutions For Dry And Brittle Hair

    By:  Whitney LaBrecque The two most common culprits to most hair woes are either a lack of moisture or a lack of protein. Is your hair dry and brittle? Are you suffering from hair breakage?

  • Fall Hair Color We Are Dyeing to Try!

    Its time to start thinking about getting your hair fall fabulous again!  While the temperatures are still soaring here in Austin the fashion world is buzzing about what is hot (and what is not) for fall 2013.  Here are some hair color ideas to consider as we move into the cooler months. Brunettes:   This fall tone down your dramatic ombre and try something more natural.  Subtle painted on highlights that mimic natural sun bleached hair are right on trend this season.&nbs...

  • Why Men Should Know Salons Are NOT For Women Only

    There seems to be some stigma associated with men attending salons; so I'm here to tell you it is totally acceptable for men to go to a salon to get their hair cut.  Stylists are trained in all aspects of hair including men's cuts, and men deserve the same attention to hair as their counterparts.  In my experience men often have haircutting needs that cannot be met by their current discount haircut providers.

  • The Perfect Date for your Hair Color

    Products We Love Why do we love you Aveda? Well, we love you for your natural based color line, that makes our hair look beautiful without all the nasty chemicals. Our product of the week focuses on keeping our lovely Aveda color bright and vibrant for longer.

  • 10 Summer Haircare Tips

    Summer proof your hair with Aveda's 3-part defense and recovery Sun Care line created to cleanse, restore and protect your hair.  The hair and body cleanser removes chlorine, salt, and build up; the after-sun hair masque restores weakened hair by moisturizing with natural oils; and the protective hair veil  forms an invisible water-resistent screen to help protect hair from UV exposure for up to 16 hours, to minimize color fadage, damage, and dryness. Lessen your blowdryer usage, a...

  • Quick styling tips that are totally worth trying! Part III

    By:  Cassie Ward, Colorist, Circle C Ranch Location WIG OUT! Thinking of making a big change? Are you wanting to go from a blonde to a brunette?

  • The NEW Aveda 2013 Fall Winter Collection

    Coming to MFX in July, the new fall/winter Aveda Makeup collection Heartlands. Enjoy the photos, more information coming soon!

  • I'm Engaged - What NOW?! A Salon FAQ for Brides

    As Maximum FX's wedding planner I have a lot of brides ask me a lot of questions!  Here are a few of the most common questions brides have about their wedding hair, skin, and makeup. When should I call to make my appointment?

  • 100 Years of the Most Sought After Hairstyles

    There have always been "trendsetters" when it comes to hairstyles and over the last 100 years there are several women easily identified with their eras as the "trendsetter".  These women not only made style contributions; but in some cases made political and social statements, as well as crossed societal divisions. 1920's - It was the jazz age, the roaring 20's, and women were making a social statement after breaking off from the rigid Victorian way of life.

  • Touched: A Sensory Experience

    By:  Linda Weisman The sense of touch is just one of our five senses and arguably the most personal. We come in contact with each other on a daily basis in many different ways and for many different reasons. Touch can be relaxing, therapeutic, reassuring, comforting, healing and energizing; the stylists in our salon use touch in a variety of positive ways on a daily basis.

  • WANTED: Curling Iron...but which one???

    Its a little known fact that curling irons have been around for over 100 years; we can thank a Frenchman, Marcel Grateu, who in 1875 developed the technique of using irons for waving and curling the hair.  Modern day curling irons have evolved into countless variations of wands, irons, straighteners, crimpers, and wavers, so which one should you use? While on the hunt for your ideal curling iron its important to decide what kind of curl you ultimately want to wear, this will help you d...

  • What is a "toner" and why do I need one?

    Written by:  Erica Colon WHAT IS TONER?  Hair color used to enhance or neutralize colors exposed when lightening the hair. When a colorist uses Enlightener (Aveda's hair decolorizer), they are either breaking through old hair color or taking the hair lighter than they would be able to using any other product.

  • Help! I have curly hair and I need a haircut.

    You can have a successful haircut and you can recreate the look at home—and yes I mean you with the curly hair.  A successful haircut always begins with a productive consultation that includes both you and your stylist’s input. Your stylist will need to determine how often you wear your hair curly because this will help them decide on a cutting technique.  If you wear it curly 100% of the time, cutting the hair dry is optimal when your curl pattern is average to tight.  So definin...

  • 10 Superfoods For Healthier Skin & Hair

    Caring for your hair isn't always about what you use on it to make it stronger and shinier; what goes into our bodies also directly impacts the health of our skin and hair.  So it should not come as any surprise that healthy hair like anything else that concerns our bodies starts with good nutrition.  Listed below are ten superfoods that can aid in your quest for healthier skin and hair, try incorporating some of these superfoods into your diets. Blueberries were ranked number one in a...

  • How Can I Extend The Life Of My Red Hair Color?

    As we all know, red heads are the hardest to keep vibrant and shiny. We all love the vibrancy of the color right when we walk out of the salon, but never can maintain the look after multiple shampoo washes. There is a solution for that, if you are wanting to vamp up the tone of red in your hair and put back some richness into it we have a demi permanent hair color line which is a gloss that adds intense shine to the hair and contains a naturally derived anti-oxidant to help protect hair against ...

  • Do I really HAVE to use products in my hair?

    Occasionally, our stylists will get asked to style their guest's hair without using any styling products. It may be that they feel their hair gets too “greasy” looking, or it weighs their hair down, or they just don’t like the “feel” of their hair with product in it. We asked our expert stylists to weigh in on this issue.

  • The 7 Basic Face Shapes

    By Jake Cole Have you ever considered your face shape when choosing a cut or style?  Your face shape can significantly change how certain hairstyles look on you.  There are 7 basic face shapes and certain styles flatter each one!  I am going to go into more detail about each basic face shape and what you might need to consider when choosing a new look. The 7 basic face shapes are oval, round, square, diamond, heart, pear and oblong.  Now you  might be thinking that's gre...

  • How often do I really NEED to come into the salon?

    By:  Melinda Perez & Jessica Morris Sticking to a schedule for your hair maintenance can be confusing... every person is different! We've put together a guideline for haircuts and haircolor that should help unravel the mystery.

  • Quick styling and beauty tips from Cassie that are TOTALLY worth trying. - Part 2

    By: Cassie Ward, Colorist, Circle C Ranch Location Everyone always wants to look like they just stepped out of the salon, whether you are blazing out the door to get to work or all dressed up for a hot date. Here are some quick styling and beauty tips that willl save you time and will keep you always looking your best. Trust me, they are worth a try.

  • Quick styling and beauty tips from Cassie that are TOTALLY worth trying. - Part 1

    By: Cassie Ward, Colorist, Circle C Ranch Location Everyone always wants to look like they just stepped out of the salon, whether you are blazing out the door to get to work or all dressed up for a hot date. Here are some quick styling and beauty tips that willl save you time and will keep you always looking your best. Trust me, they are worth a try.

  • Gluten-free Aveda Products: A Guide To Healthier Living (Updated)

    By: Lilla Glaeser, Director Of Human Resources If you’re like me, living with a gluten sensitivity, it can be hard to find beauty products that are gluten-free and give you the desired results. Between 0.5 and 1.0 percent of people in the United States are sensitive to gluten due to Celiac disease**. Gluten is a protein found in grains such as wheat, barley, rye and triticale (a cross between wheat and rye).

  • To Bang......Or Not To Bang? The secrets to having beautiful fringe.

      Candy Guerra - Cutting Specialist, Circle C Ranch As a stylist one of the most commonly asked questions I receive is, "Should I get bangs?"  You would think there was an easy answer, but that is simply not the case.  There are several things to consider when deciding to bang. The three most important in my opinion are: Maintenance – bangs are high maintenance Life style – how will bangs effect everyday activities Face shape – what bang style will be most flattering Bangs a...

  • 5 Things to Look for when Purchasing a Blow Dryer

       By Leigh Ellington Every once and a while I will be helping a client with our smoothing products, letting them know how our Smooth Infusion line helps combat frizz and smooth out wave and curl and I will get the best compliment! Clients will will say, "Well, your hair doesn't need that.  It's so smooth." Whenever I hear this I always laugh.

  • Help! I'm trying to grow out my hair.

    Alright ladies, I’ve had a lot of clients wanting to grow their hair out so I thought it would be helpful to write up some tips on what to do while growing your hair out. The most important thing to consider is to take care of your hair. There is nothing worse than long damaged hair.

  • Sun and Water Aren't The Only Elements Damaging Your Hair

    By now you have probably heard the basic summer hair care rules. Wear a hat. Do regular deep conditioning treatment.

  • Create Dreamy Braids

    Dreamy Braids is a salon look you can create yourself at home with the right Aveda products and techniques. This video shows you how.

  • Lighten Your Hair for Spring!

    Warmer weather is here, and in Austin, TX we are blessed with lots of sunshine. You probably have noticed that your hair naturally gets a little lighter in the summer months just from being outside in the sun. Remember how light your hair used to get when you were a kid?

  • Does Your Hair Feel Dry? Damaged? FIX IT IN 5 MINUTES!

    This time of year, I hear a lot of comments from clients who feel their hair is getting dry or looking damaged. If this sounds like you, you are not alone! When seasons change, our skin and hair gets put through the ringer.

  • P.O.C. Pop of Color

    By Cassie Ward, Color Specialist, Circle C Ranch location As we head into the spring, bright colors are all around. This is the perfect time to incorporate these vibrant hues into our wardrobe or everyday look. If you aren’t comfortable walking around looking like a box of highlighters we can add that perfect Pop Of Color or P.O.C.

  • Bridging the gap between stylist lingo and salon client communication.

    By: Whitney LaBrecque, Circle C Ranch location You're doing WHAT to my hair?  It's happened to everyone. You try to explain to your stylist exactly how you want your hair to be cut and he/she turns around and starts speaking to you in what sounds like a foreign language.

  • 4 Tips for growing out a short haircut

    About a year and a half ago, I cut off all of my hair, Ginnifer Goodwin-style. I loved it! I wore huge earrings, did up my eye make-up and was repeatedly told how much more the cut brought out my facial features.

  • Street Chic - Hair Trends Spotted At SXSW 2012

    Here at MFX SoCo, we have a great view for people watching. My favorite time of the year has to be the South by Southwest festival. While it may be hectic for local Austinites to battle extra traffic, parking issues, lots of crowds downtown, and long waits at restaurants, you cannot deny that SXSW makes for spectacular people watching.

  • Should you get bangs?

    By Kendra Nunley, Stylist - South Congress location Bangs or fringe can complement a face shape and or complete a look. When considering a new look with bangs there are a few things to consider, face shape, hair texture, hair density, and maintenance. The best way to figure out what length will benefit you is by consulting with your stylist.

  • How can I brighten my blonde hair color with shampoo and conditioner?

    By: Cassie Ward, Hair Color Expert - The Domain Location Is the thought of putting a purple pigmented shampoo over your golden blonde locks a scary thought? It shouldn’t be! Understanding why our color turns brassy and how a purple shampoo can fix it will give you the confidence to pick up your own bottle of Aveda’s Blue Malva Shampoo and Conditioner!

  • How often should I shampoo and condition my hair?

    By: Savannah Soriano, Haircutting Specialist - Circle C Ranch location Put that shampoo down! And drop that bottle of conditioner too while you’re at it! Listen, you don’t need to wash, rinse, and repeat every day to keep your hair healthy, shiny, and clean.

  • Getting Back To Your Natural Hair Color

    Maybe this is you… “I have been coloring my grays for years, and I think it’s time to let it go gray!” “I’m tired of being blonde, I want to go back to my natural brown!” “I dyed my hair black from a box at the grocery store – now what?” First of all, I highly recommend scheduling a complimentary color consultation with one of our color specialists. These appointments take under 15 minutes and can answer your questions in detail. In the meantime, I can talk a little about your options!

  • Too Scared To Change Your Hair Color?

    We all have that friend that is fearless when it comes to their hair. One season they have waist length blonde mermaid waves and the next time you see them, it’s a brunette ultra chic bob. Ever wish you could be that daring with your hair?

  • How To Curl Your Hair - Quick and Easy

    Hair Color Specialist, Jessica from our South Congress location shows how easy it is to curl your hair using a large barrel curling iron. Products used are Aveda Daily Hair Repair, and Air Control. Music by Bobgoblin - http://www.bobgoblin.com https://www.facebook.com/bobgoblinrock

  • Problem areas for gray hair and solutions to make gray go away.

    “Gray hair is the bane of my existence. It seems like the week after I have my hair colored the grays are already back! And why are they always the worst around my temples and forehead – right where everyone can see them the most?!” I hear this on a daily basis.

  • Spring is around the corner, time for a new look?

    How about some inspiration? Check out this beautiful bob with curls. This spring and summer it's about popular short hair styles.

  • Who is your most experienced stylist? Plus more answers to often asked questions.

    At MFX, we see a lot of people in a day, and we also happen to get a lot of questions from you.  Over time, we noticed that some of the questions that we get asked are more frequent than others.  Funny how that happens?

  • Salon Specialization: What’s in it for you?

    Salon specialization is the practice of  creating special teams around cutting and coloring in an effort to allow each stylist to specialize in their respective area.   Specialization isn't anything new.  Typically you'll find specialized salons in top tier operations that are obsessed with customer service, whose focus is on excellence, and are incredibly team-oriented.

  • Should I wash my hair before I come to the salon?

    I'm not trying to gross you out, but I have to admit: I love dirty hair. Ok, there is a limit to how many days you can go without shampooing, but you should NEVER* shampoo your hair before you come to the salon. Going to get your color done?

  • My hair color fades too fast! What can I do?

    By: Christen Amundsen, Color Specialist, Circle Ranch Location So many times I hear clients expressing frustration over the same dilemma, they walk out of the salon with great color and then after a few weeks it begins to fade, look brassy, and lose vibrancy. The culprit is usually using the wrong products at home. Here is a quick guide to Aveda at-home color care: All colors: Use Color Conserve shampoo and conditioner Color Conserve shampoo and conditioner protects and preserves color treated h...

  • Is it okay to bring pictures with me to the salon?

    By: Erinn Cain, Color Specialist, South Congress location Wanting a change but you don’t know where to start? Coming prepared to your appointment when wanting a change always helps. Before visiting the salon, browse web and/or magazines and select pictures that you like and don’t like.

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    4 ways to determine your skin's undertone and how it affects hair color

    Here is a quick guide to help you determine if your skin has cool or warm undertones and what hair colors work best with each. 1. In natural light, hold out your arm.

  • Curls Gone Straight

    Melinda from Maximum FX Salon in Austin shows her fellow curly haired girls how to blow dry their hair smooth with a round brush!

  • Four brushes you must have in your bathroom

    You’ve been trying for days to recreate the same style you got at the salon. You’ve bought all the same products, spent hours in front of the mirror and still can’t make it look right. One small change could make a HUGE difference – your hair brush.

  • 3 Questions You Shouldn't Be Afraid To Ask Your Colorist

    By Erica Colon, Director Of Color Education 1. How much maintenance does this color require? If you can not commit to coming into the salon every four to six weeks, explain this to your colorist.

  • 3 Ways To Help Your Color Stay Vibrant And Fresh Thru The Winter

    1. It is always best to use a color safe shampoo and conditioner at home to help maintain your color. The Color Conserve shampoo and conditioner from Aveda helps to keep your color vibrant longer.

  • A Simple Braid-Wrapped Chignon For The Holidays

    We know that after Halloween, as we round the corner and head for the holidays, stress levels go up and time seems to evaporate! With all of the holiday events, parties and gatherings headed your way, we thought we'd share this quick video which demonstrates how to create a simple upstyle from home. You can do this updo with straight or curly hair!.

  • Four Tips For Red Shades Hair Color

    If you're going red, choose a warm red that's a little bit lighter than your natural shade. It will give you a nice glow. If you're a naturally a brunette, try a rich ruby red.

  • What to expect when you're expecting a Maximum FX haircut.

    Team is the name of the game here at Maximum FX. Here you are served by an entire team which allows us to give each and every guest what we call "an elevated salon experience". As you walk in the front doors of Maximum FX salon, you are greeted with a smile and checked-in by a Guest Care team member.

  • Going Dark For The Fall?

    Click on the image to see more photos. Source: hair.becomegorgeous.com via Maximum on Pinterest

  • How To Style A Fishtail Braid

    Source: abeautifulmess.typepad.com via Maximum on Pinterest Click on the image to learn how to do this!

  • Voila! - Simple, Elegant Hair Styling

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  • Quick Updo

    Source: thebeautydepartment.com via Anna on Pinterest

  • Store-bought box color vs. Aveda color

    Typically people color at home to try and save time and money. I have seen many people come in to fix at-home color. Normally their hair is too dark or too brassy.

  • 9 Tips To Managing Split Ends

    Hello all, we wanted to take a few minutes to talk about why getting regular haircuts is so crucial in maintaining and growing healthy hair. It is a common misconception, related to folklore in the hair industry, that if you strive to grow your hair long, preferably at an accelerated pace you can achieve this aspiration by not cutting your hair. We're here to let you all know; this myth could not be more fictitious!

  • Hair Protection 101 - Style Prep

    While I love being a loyal Aveda junkie, I wanted to share my knowledge on my very favorite must have product; Smooth Infusion Style Prep. The majority of people out there expose their hair to damaging heat components such as blow dryers, hair straighteners, curling irons etc. on a regular basis.

  • Aveda Botanical Therapy Hair Repair

    Wanna improve the condition of your hair by up to 86% in 5 minutes?   Aveda's new botanical therapy salon treatments - give you luminous, healthy-looking hair.  How?

  • Summer-proof your hair with Aveda

    If you don't want your hair to look like this this summer, follow these tips! Sunglasses? Check.

  • You Got What In Your Hair?

    Gum & Sticky Candy Take a little bit of creamy peanut butter and work it slowly into the gum that is stuck in the hair. Use a wide tooth comb, pick or the tail of a rattail comb to remove the peanut butter and the gum. Work on very small sections of the hair at a time.

  • Do or Don't: Rock a side bun?

  • The Enemies Of Hair Color

    The biggest enemies of hair color are chlorine, sun, and salt (water). They not only make the color fade, but also strip essential oils from the hair shaft. An effective way to protect hair color in the summer is to have your colorist apply a clear glaze.

  • Ask Cassie - Blow Dry or Air Dry?

    Should the hair be blow dried or air dried? It is a matter of preference, actually. Some people will devote time to styling their hair, or want to achieve the maximum styling they can get for their hair, so they opt for blow-drying it.

  • Green beauty tips for Earth Day 2011!

    You don't have to just celebrate Earth Day together... Make it last all month! Or year!  According to Grist.com, a site for environmental news, commentary and advice, Austin is the 15th most green city in the world.

  • Spring beauty trends: How to wear them in the office, and at night

    A high, neat chignon with bright, green eyes are two spring beauty trends.  One thing’s for sure- 2011 spring beauty trends are bold, bolder and boldest. Whether its bright lips and eyes, a sky high chignon or bold hair clips, these looks demand attention… which sometimes isn’t such a great thing in the workplace. Use these tips to get these spring looks at the office, but also to keep them fun and vibrant for night- after all, isn’t that what spring is all about?!

  • "Prep, Style, Finish" your way to gorgeous hair!

    Prep, Style, Finish using Aveda hair care systems.  Follow Aveda's "prep, style, finish" technique to protect your hair, create your style and lock it in all day long. Each of the three steps are just as equally important when working to maintain excellent hair care and creating style that lasts all day. Prep: The prepping step is important because these products will protect your hair from humidity and heat, while adding moisture and preparing it to be styled.

  • Your guide to changing your hairstyle for fall 2010

    Pixie cuts in jet black and platinum. One of the hottest cuts and two of the hottest colors for fall 2010. The change of seasons is the best time of year to update your look.

  • Maximum FX Summer Aveda Hair Tips from Javier and Erica

    Summer can be the cruelest season of all for hair--chlorine and UV from swimming and falling behind on regular trims (who has time when you're having fun?). We asked Javier Herrera, Owner and Cutting Educator, and Erica Colon, Color Educator for their top hair tips. How should girls prep hair for summer?

  • Interested in Aveda Hair Color? Here's what you need to know.

    If you were considering running out and having your hair colored, before you do, you should seek good advice on hair color. While millions of people purchase over-the-counter color products to change the appearance of their hair, many of these products are causing significant damage. To get advice on hair color, start with your stylist.

  • Aveda Control Force Firm Hold Hair Spray

    Why Control Force Hair Spray? Well if you love Aveda's Air Control, you're going to love the soon-to-be-released Aveda Control Force. Aveda's cited that firm hold aerosol spray as the top priority for product development.

  • Damage Remedy Daily Hair Repair

    Here it is! Like Elixir, but BETTER! Introducing Damage Remedy Daily Hair Repair For many of you, when Elixir was discontinued, you were disappointed and wanted to know why?

  • Are you using your hair care products correctly?

    Great hair starts with a good foundation, and the right cut and color are essential. Choosing appropriate products also plays a big part in getting the look you want, but how you apply them is just as important. If applying a mousse or cream, try using a small amount at a time, and separate the head into sections.

  • Tame That Frizz!

    How do you control summertime frizz if you have wavy or curly hair? In addition to a great haircut that removes bulk to allow the hair to naturally lay closer to the head, the right products are key. Try using a quarter-size drop of Aveda Dry Remedy hair mask as a leave-in conditioner.